No, not FORGOTTEN events. We’re implacable event-gathering machines, it’s impossible that in the course of putting up a bunch of stuff this week there were any events we missed, inconceivable! BUT ANYWAY there are some events we may have accidentally elided in our zeal to bring you the Nerd Watch in a timely manner. They […]Read More Bonus Events!
We received notice from a representative of one of our wonderful Five College schools that there’s a pretty amazing sounding position available at Smith that makes us kind of wish we’d spent years learning an entirely different trade. You can apply right here: http://smithiesdesign.com/jobs/! Prototyping Studio Coordinator Full-time, limited term. It’s a three-year gig, during which […]Read More Job Opportunity at Smith College for Industrious Nerd with the Design Thinking Initiative
There’s a new Kickstarter that you can pledge to in order to support one of our fair Valley’s great artists! One of the first things we do when we talk about how the Valley has a surprising number of relatively unheralded influences on worldwide popular culture is mention KC Green. If someone hasn’t heard of […]Read More Support Local Creator KC Green, Also Get Cute Plush Doggie Doll
Sound the alarm! We forgot to put this in the main newsletter because of we’re going to say our severe exhaustion after we spent most of the day saving dogs from volcanoes. Either way, we realized our mistake! This week, check out fun games with fun people in a fun town! It takes place at […]Read More Event Alert! Wednesday Game Night In Easthampton!
Hello friends! So, we’ll be brief because basically the important part of this post is contribute to our Patreon it is a good idea but we wanted to give a bit of context to this spectacular opportunity. You can support us with a buck per issue in order to get a thank-you note AND a sticker so […]Read More We have a Patreon!
Recently we’ve become aware of the fact that several folks in town do interesting podcasts. That’s delightful! Podcasts are after all the radio of the future. But have you considered the radio… of the past? Which is to say just plain broadcast radio? Your local low power FM station – 103.3FM WXOJ Valley Free Radio – has resources […]Read More So You Would Like To Be Heard
Dangit, forgot to check off this monthly event from our Happenings List yesterday. There’s a SciTech Cafe tonight! It’s about how the universe began, near as we can tell. Professor Gary Felder will talk about why the universe is how the universe is and how it all began. He’ll explain the Big Bang Theory, too! […]Read More SciTech Cafe Tonight!
Ever since the invention of podcasts – when all radios in the Northern hemisphere intercepted a panicked discussion between a group of survivors of the Great Hiveship Anaximanious who had accidentally flipped their escape pod’s internal tele-speak on “broadcast” during a panicked hunt for the SOS transmitter before having an enlightening conversation about comedy, music, movies, board games, and […]Read More Local Podcasts!
That’s basically it up there! While D&D is very nice, the Art Walk seems like it is a great time too. Not very D&D-like, but then there’s nothing to stop you from pretending to be Andromeda: Mistress of the Hammerforge, going on a tour in an alternate dimension’s marketplace. Feels like we should have more […]Read More Update: No D&D at Comics N’ More this Saturday, Art Walk Stuff Instead
In case you haven’t already heard, the Kickstarter for 14 Days, a game created by local game developers Hannah Shaffer, Evan Rowland, and Joshua Yearsley, is a go! 14 Days is a game about chronic pain, and migraines in particular. It’s also a game about empathy and understanding. It’s a serious game, but it’s a serious […]Read More 14 Days Kickstarter is Up!